The Boston Bombing Suspects Planned To Attack NYC

With a pressure cooker and five pipe bombs, according to the NYPD.

1. Watch Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s press conference here:

2. The big updates:

NYPD: Suspects had 5 pipe bombs, and one pressure cooker bomb for detonation in Times Square.— BuzzFeed News

NYPD: Boston bombing suspects decided on Times Square “spontaneously” — while they were in the car on the way to NYC.— BuzzFeed News

NYPD: No specific information about a specific target in Times Square.— BuzzFeed News

NYPD is actively investigating who Dzhokhar Tsarnaev visited on prior trips to NYC.— BuzzFeed News

Mayor Bloomberg: "Do I feel safe going out tonight? Yes."

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Mayor Bloomberg: “Do I feel safe going out tonight? Yes.”— BuzzFeed News

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Jessica Testa is a national reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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